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Direct debit


Direct Debit is the simplest way for you to pay your bills or make regular payments to any kind of organisation that accept Direct Debit payments. It saves time, is more convenient and gives you greater control over your money.

You can switch to Direct Debit today by telephoning the council's customer service centre on 01527 881288telephone icon or by completing a Direct Debit form. PDF Acrobat File

You can use our online payments system to pay your Council Tax online 

These pages contain information about Council Tax, how the amount you pay is calculated, where the money is spent, the reductions available and how to make payments. 


Empty Homes Review 2013
In conjunction with Liberata/Capacity Grid, Bromsgrove District Council are supporting the governments initiative to tackle the shortfall in national housing. Bromsgrove Council is currently undertaking a review of empty Council Tax properties.

Please follow the link below to update the property records for your address.

If you need any help completing the form, please contact Liberata/Capacity Grid on telephone number telephone icon0845 2419565


Monthly Instalment Scheme

Council Tax is normally payable in 10 instalments, however you have the right to request payment of your 2013-14 Council Tax Demand by 12 instalments. If you would like to pay in 12 instalments then you must request this in writing, the request must be received by the Council by 15th April 2013. However, we recommend that you telephone us to discuss switching.2013-14 Financial information

The financial information for the year 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014 for the major precept authorities can be found in the following documents:

Bromsgrove District Council  PDF Acrobat File

Worcestershire County Council PDF Acrobat File

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia PDF Acrobat File

Hereford and Worcester Fire Authority PDF Acrobat File

Council Tax Charges

   Council Tax Charges 2014/15 PDF Acrobat File

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right arrow greenCouncil Tax Charges 2012/13 PDF Acrobat File

right arrow greenCouncil Tax Charges 2011/12 PDF Acrobat File

right arrow greenCouncil Tax Charges 2010/11 PDF Acrobat File

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right arrow greenCouncil Tax Charges 2008/09 PDF Acrobat File

You can click on the links below to find out more about Council Tax in Bromsgrove.


Self Service

Latest Information - April 1st 2013

Unfortunately due to technical issues with our computer system Self Service is currently not available.

Please accept our apologies for this and be assured that we are working on a resolution for this problem.

In the meantime if you require advice about your Council Tax account please contact the Customer Service Centre on 01527 881288.

It is now possible to view your Council Tax account online through our eCitizen service.

Access to this service requires registration.

Once you have registered for this service you will receive a PIN to enable you to view details of your Council Tax account. 

Register for Electronic Communication.

Bromsgrove District Council has implemented Self Service. Shortly we will be introducing Electronic Communication. This will enable our residents to receive Council Tax demand notices electronically through email.

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What is Council Tax?

Council Tax is a locally set tax that is payable on all domestic properties. In most cases there will be one bill per property, whether it is a house, bungalow, flat, maisonette, mobile home or houseboat, and whether it is owned or rented.

For more information please see our What is Council Tax page.

Valuation, Banding and Appeals

Each dwelling has been placed in one of eight bands and the valuation band is decided by the Valuation Office Agency.

A copy of the Council Tax Valuation List can be viewed at the Customer Service Centre, School Drive, Bromsgrove.

For more information please see our Valuation, Banding and Appeals page.

Paying your Council Tax

If you have received a Council Tax demand you will be need to pay the instalments shown on the demand on or before the instalment date.

For more information, and details on how to make payments please see our Payments page.

How to reduce your bill

The Council Tax that you have to pay can be reduced if you are able to claim a Council Tax discount or are entitled to Council Tax Reduction (replaces Council Tax Benefit from 1st April 2013).

For more information please see our Exemptions, Discounts and Reductions page.

Moving House

If you are moving into the Bromsgrove area and will be paying Council Tax for the first time, or if you are moving house within or out of Bromsgrove you should let us know straight away.

For more details and to download the relevant forms please see our Moving House page.

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This page was last reviewed 13 May 2014 at 13:47 by Nigel Witcomb.
The page is next due for review 9 November 2014.
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